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Satsuma-jiru Miso Soup

This is a traditional nutritious miso soup which was eaten by clansmen of the Satsuma Domain in Kagoshima in the Edo period to raise their morale.

Ingredients (4 servings)

Sliced pork belly 2 pieces
Sweet potato 1/2
Daikon radish 1/4
Carrot 1/2
Taros 2
Gobo (Burdock) 1/4
Konjac (Devil’s tongue) 1/4 cake
Dashi stock 800 cc
Miso 3-1/2 tablespoons

Type of Miso

Mugi (Barley) miso

Our product used in this recipe

Nama-zume Koji-tappuri Mutenka Mugi Miso

Nama-zume Koji-tappuri Mutenka Mugi Miso
(Fresh-packed, Additive-free Barley Miso Full of Rice Malt)


  1. Cut the sliced pork belly, sweet potato, daikon, carrot, taros and gobo into proper sizes. Boil the konjac and tear into pieces with a spoon.
  2. Bring the dashi stock to a boil and add the ingredients. After the ingredients are cooked, dissolve the miso and boil for a moment.
  3. Serve the miso soup in bowls.

★ A Note

You can use a larger amount of the ingredients and cut them into larger pieces to prepare this miso soup as a main dish.

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